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René Laënnec

Doctor, Inventor (17-Feb-1781 — 13-Aug-1826)


Margot Bruyťre. LaŽnnec: l'Homme Š l'Oreille d'or (Man with the Golden Ear). Paris: France-Empire. 2006. 411pp.

Jeanne Carbonnier. Above All A Physician: Renť Thťophile LaŽnnec, 1781-1826. New York: Scribner. 1961. 178pp.

Jacalyn Duffin. To See with a Better Eye: A Life of R. T. H. LaŽnnec. Princeton University Press. 1998. 453pp.

Arthur Norman Foxe. Plague: LaŽnnec (1782-1826), Inventor of the Stethescope [sic] and Father of Modern Medicine. New York: Hobson Book Press. 1947. 122pp.

Roger Kervran. LaŽnnec: His Life and Times. Oxford, England: Pergamon Press. 1960. 213pp.

Nolie Mumey. An iconographic sketch of the life of Renť Thťophile Hyacinthe LaŽnnec, 1781-1826. Denver: Privately printed. 1932. 123pp.

Charles Scudamore. Observations on M. LaŽnnec's Method of Forming a Diagnosis of the Diseases of the Chest by Means of the Stethoscope. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. 1826. 123pp.

Etienne Subtil. Renť Thťophile LaŽnnec ou la Passion du Diagnostic Exact (Passion for the Correct Diagnosis). Paris: Harmattan. 2006. 142pp.

Gerald B. Webb. Renť Thťophile Hyacinthe LaŽnnec: A Memoir. New York: Hoeber. 1928. 145pp.


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